You shall know them by their deeds

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You shall know them by their deeds

Post by Archived Topic » Fri Dec 17, 2004 12:47 pm

...and all this time, I thought this was from the bible, but it doesn't seem to appear any place except in modern chat rooms & message boards. Any hints?
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You shall know them by their deeds

Post by Archived Reply » Fri Dec 17, 2004 1:01 pm

ABEX Management Services - Your Ready-Made Project Team... To give due consideration to all stakeholders. The only mission statement a company needs: "You shall know them by their deeds". PK Shaw. ...
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Post by Archived Reply » Fri Dec 17, 2004 1:14 pm

Clarification; I know the meaning. I'm interested in the origin. -Pretty certain the phrase was around before there were such things as ready-made project teams.

I can use Google, too.

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You shall know them by their deeds

Post by Archived Reply » Fri Dec 17, 2004 1:54 pm

Matthew 7:16 - Ye shall know them by their fruits. Do men gather grapes of thorns, or figs of thistles?
Matthew 7:20 - Wherefore by their fruits ye shall know them.
Romans 2:6 - Who will render to every man according to his deeds

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Post by Archived Reply » Fri Dec 17, 2004 2:07 pm

And I thought 'You shall know them by their deeds' was something to do with estate-agents and big commissions.
Glad I kept my mouth shut.
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Post by Archived Reply » Fri Dec 17, 2004 2:47 pm

Jeff - Very much appreciated; exactly what I was looking for. :)
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